Historic Overview Gilbert Desmet I

Rider

Overall Rank135
NameGilbert DESMET I
Country
  Belgium
Date of birth03-Feb-1931 - Roeselare (West Vlaanderen)
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Gilbert Desmet I - Scores by Season


Seasons

YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1951 Individual 20 544
2. 1952 Groene Leeuw 8 695
3. 1953 Groene Leeuw 117 261
4. 1954 Groene Leeuw 235 157
5. 1955 Groene Leeuw 43 460
6. 1956 Bertin 1131 26
7. 1957 Faema 211 178
8. 1958 Faema 1487 16
9. 1959 Faema 967 24
10. 1960 Carpano 1122 24
11. 1961 Carpano 884 36
12. 1962 Carpano 1129 25
13. 1963 Wiel's 1667 6
14. 1964 Wiel's 2125 7
15. 1965 Wiel's 1122 28
16. 1966 Romeo 272 149
17. 1967 Romeo 236 173
18. 1968 Individual 14 459
Overall: 12790 135

Biography

Gilbert Desmet (2 February 1931, Roeselare), nicknamed Smetje van Lichtervelde, is a retired Belgian cyclist, professional from 1952 to 1967. In the 1956 Tour de France, he wore the yellow jersey for 2 days, and in the 1963 Tour de France he wore it for 9 days. Desmet won 101 professional courses, including Paris–Tours, La Flèche Wallonne and Four Days of Dunkirk. His best result in the Tour de France was his 4th place in 1962. He finished second in the 1959 Paris–Roubaix.

source - Wikipedia